News + Events

Teach Appreash Friday, February 2

posted on January 30, 2018 in News + Events

Join us on Friday, February 2 for these exciting events with artist Paul Rucker and art educators Joni Acuff, Alfonso Grant, and Amy Kraehe. 5pm at the Byrd Theatre: Panel Discussion. 6:30pm at the Try Me Gallery: Teach Appreash Ball. Festive attire. See you there! RSVP to

Fall 2017 Student Teacher Exhibition 12/3/17

posted on November 30, 2017 in Uncategorized

Join us for the student teacher exhibition at Franklin Terrace (812 W Franklin St, 2nd and 3rd floors) on December 3rd from 2-4pm. This show will highlight elementary and secondary student artwork made during the Fall 2017 student teacher placements this semester. Come check it out! Student teachers include Gina Aiken, Brett Alvis, Thomas Brownell, Lindsey Ferrar, Nancy Flores, Ian Horwitz, Elizabeth Martin, Sara Noblin, Olivia Penn, Casey Plonski, and Jacob Young.

Grad Studies Info Session November 18

posted on November 8, 2017 in News + Events

If you’re interested in pursuing an MAE, MAE+Licensure or PhD in Art Education, an information session will be held on November 18, 2017 from 11:00 am-1:00 pm at 812 W. Franklin Street, 3rd floor.  Application Deadline January 15, 2018. RSVP to

Student Teacher Exhibition Tonight!

posted on December 7, 2016 in News + Events

Tonight 12/07 from 5:00-7:30 pm, come check out the incredible work of our current student teachers.  Truly impressive work from the elementary, middle and high school students they worked with this semester will be on display. 

Art Carpet at VCU Today!

posted on October 12, 2016 in News + Events

Join students from all over the world in an act of temporary public art!  Materials will be outside the Franklin Terrace Building from 10:00 am -4:00 pm today, October 12th!


Arte Party this Thursday at 1708 Gallery!

posted on April 13, 2016 in News + Events

Join us to celebrate our new class of incoming AFO students this Thursday, April 14th, at 1708 Gallery on Broad Street.  Festivities begin at 5:30 pm.  There will be food, prizes, outrageously good music, and of course, amazing company. We hope to see you there!


Advising Week will be March 28th-April 1st

posted on March 14, 2016 in News + Events

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You will  need to bring three things to your advising session:

1. Your Transcript from eServices.

2. Your DegreeWorks from eServices.

3. A list of the courses you’d like to take next semester.


Sign-up sheets will be posted outside faculty doors starting Monday, March 21st.


Teach Appreash This Friday • Sonya Clark Workshop Saturday

posted on January 27, 2016 in News + Events

THIS FRIDAY  The annual Teach Appreash Ball will be held from 5-7 pm at the super chic Try Me Gallery, 1623 W. Main Street. Internationally renown artist Sonya Clark will give a presentation on her work. Don’t miss it!  RSVP to

THIS SATURDAY “Hair Stories”, a workshop with Sonya Clark, will take place from 10 am-12 pm on the third floor of Franklin Terrace, 812 W. Franklin Street.  Participants will combine techniques of storytelling with a special process for paper dying to contribute to a large scale installation by the artist.  RSVP to

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